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PSU (power supply) load calculator

 

Overview

I tried to get as many numbers correct as possible.

the prices, however fluctuate too fast for me to keep up. I got these from newegg.com

SPSU (power supply) load calculator application

updated:8/22/2012

Title:
computer
IN OUT
Item $ Min $ Max $ Hand-picked Qty $ Min EXT $ Max EXT $ Hand-picked EXT
desktop $ $ $
laptop $ $ $
tablet $ $ $
workstation $ $ $
networking
IN OUT
Item $ Min $ Max $ Hand-picked Qty $ Min EXT $ Max EXT $ Hand-picked EXT
router with ethernet cable that goes from modem to router's internet port. Linksys EA4500 highly suggested. $ $ $
cat6 ethernet cable, at least 6' (goes from router to computer) $ $ $
wireless ethernet bridge (gaming). also used for connecting ethernet network printers that don't have wireless, such as lasers. $ $ $
printer-related
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Item $ Min $ Max $ Hand-picked Qty $ Min EXT $ Max EXT $ Hand-picked EXT
All in One printer, such as HP OfficeJet 8600 series or Kodak Printer (ink costs between $40-$150 per set) $ $ $
Photo printer $ $ $
copy paper, 1 ream (feeds best on only one side), Boise X9 hi-brite, Boise X9 $ $ $
copy paper, 1 case(box) (feeds best on only one side), Boise X9 hi-brite, Boise X9 $ $ $
inkjet paper, 1 ream (feeds best only on one side, plasticized, will melt in lasers or copiers), low cost, HP Presentation paper $ $ $
inkjet paper, 1 case (feeds best only on one side, plasticized, will melt in lasers or copiers), low cost, HP Presentation paper $ $ $
15' usb A to B cable in office supply store or from printer mfr it will cost you $25. $ $ $
cat6 ethernet cable, at least 6' (goes from router to computer) $ $ $
misc
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Item $ Min $ Max $ Hand-picked Qty $ Min EXT $ Max EXT $ Hand-picked EXT
7-port (minimum) usb hub (save your ports from damage) this $ $ $
28-port usb hub (save your ports from damage) mondohub $ $ $
ISOBAR 8-outlet surge protector newegg.com ISOBAR 8-outlet models.get 1 for modem+router and 1 for computer. $ $ $
Broadband Internet Service. Dialup cannot handle windows or linux updates.$60-$300/mo comcast costs $75/mo for performance. $ $ $
laptop cooler newegg.com antec cooler $60 or something from office supply store. $ $ $
monitor $ $ $
cheap speakers $ $ $
high-end Logitech speakers $ $ $
mouse. use ps2. less chance of it getting disconnected by lack of drivers. $ $ $
keyboard - my choice is UNICOMP who makes IBM keyboards. use ps2. less chance of it getting disconnected by lack of drivers. keyboard weighs 5 lbs. kinda loud,but has nice audible and tactile feedback which makes me type faster and more accurately. $ $ $
software - student version costs much less, but you must be a student to buy - after you are finished being a student, you must usually buy the full version.
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Item $ Min $ Max $ Hand-picked Qty $ Min EXT $ Max EXT $ Hand-picked EXT
Mcafee Total Protection or Norton 360 $ $ $
Apache OpenOffice.org (free!) - can read and write Microsoft Office 2007 documents and make PDFs - perfect for students $ $ $
Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student 3-user $ $ $
Microsoft Office 2010 Professional (has access and other things) $ $ $
Microsoft Project Professional 2010 I have not found an equivalent that works anywhere near as good. $ $ $
Dia or here on sourceforge.net. a diagramming tool. $ $ $
ArgoUML for UML modelling (state chart diagrams, sequence diagrams, use case diagrams, class diagrams,etc). for better stuff, get IBM Rational Rose. $ $ $
SmartDraw Visual Processor (like a word processor, but for visuals. also contains project management which you can base the tasks off of a mind map. $497 version can import ms project files and visio files) $ $ $
Microsoft Visio Professional 2010 $ $ $
GIMP Massive Package GIMP Massive Package (free), paint/photo. not always intuitive, so get a GIMP book. seems likefree isn't necessarily free... $ $ $
Corel Paint Shop Pro Ultimate (Paint/Photo).has vector, other media like oils, pastels, chalk, etc. works with ps plugins and graphics tablets. $ $ $
Corel AfterShot Pro (Paint/Photo). RAW processor and batch processor. $ $ $
Adobe Photoshop Elements+Premiere Elements $ $ $
Adobe Photoshop CS $ $ $
Adobe Photoshop CS Extended $ $ $
Corel Painter for artists. I think you can use photoshop CS for stuff like this, but there isn't too much equivalent for painter. $ $ $
Corel Draw for illustration $ $ $
Adobe Illustrator $ $ $
TOTALS
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Qty $Min EXT $Max EXT $Hand-picked EXT
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